Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, a former mayor of Tehran and President Hassan Rouhani's main rival in the 2017 presidential elections, was elected as new Speaker of Iran Parliament.
Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman has reacted to meddlesome remarks made by French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian about Iranian prisoner Fariba Adelkhah.
The United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Syria Geir O. Pedersen has discussed the latest developments in Syria with Ali-Asghar Khaji, a senior assistant to Iranian foreign minister in special political affairs.
Iran’s Health Ministry spokesman has confirmed 2,080 new cases of infection with the novel coronavirus, raising the total number of cases to 141,591.
An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale hit an area near the Iranian capital of Tehran on Wednesday, a few weeks after the city was jolted by a number of mild quakes.
President Hassan Rouhani says Iran’s parliament is a symbol of Islamic and religious democracy in the country.
IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, and picked headlines from 12 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Each year when spring rolls around, rice farmers in Mazandaran province, northern Iran, start preparing the paddy fields for transplantation.
Iran’s newly-elected lawmakers have held the first session of the Parliament on Wednesday with a message from Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei.
Villagers in the southern Iranian province of Khuzestan province will finally be supplied with drinking water after years of protest, which turned violent in recent days.